Kidney Disease Get the Facts Get Checked Get Healthy

How many of you suffer with kidney disease or know someone who’s struggling with it? Shockingly an estimated 26 million Americans have kidney disease, that’s 1 in 10 people!  Kidney disease often has no symptoms, and it can go undetected until very advanced.  There is an extremely high need for organ donors - approximately 120,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the U.S., and of these, approximately 100,000 need a kidney transplant! Today I’m going to share with you some important information, a new PSA video title  “Get the Facts! Get Checked! Get Healthy!" featuring comedian Paul Rodriguez and actress Gloria Garayua, the stars of the Mendez National Institute of Transplantation Foundation (MNITF) multi-award-winning patient education series Fixing Paco.  The PSA delivers an important call-to-action about kidney disease prevention, the need for organ donation, and learning more at FixingPaco.org. On the FixingPaco.org website, the general public can … [Read more...]

Tips for Creating a Custom Laptop Screen Wallpaper

Tips for Creating a Custom Laptop Screen Wallpaper Wallpapers are a fun and unique way to customize your computer or mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. There are many great ways to create a new wallpaper for your laptop or mobile screen, whether you’re using your own photographs, or putting together graphics to create your own unique designs. Therefore, we’ve listed some top tips to help you get the best wallpapers for your devices! Tip #1. Clear Up Your Desktop: First things first; if you are creating a wallpaper for your computer or laptop, it’ll be difficult to enjoy it if there’s a ton of icons in the way. So, before you go ahead with putting together photographs or creating a unique design to adorn your monitor, go through the files on your desktop and clear out any that you no longer need. Once that’s done, you’re ready to go! Tip #2. Use a Wallpaper Creation Tool: If you want to put together a unique wallpaper for your gadget, then you can find a range of … [Read more...]

Step One in Hiring a Lawyer – Read the Reviews!

One of the strangest things about hiring a lawyer is that we never seem to take the time to read the reviews. You can learn a lot about an attorney’s services by reading what others have to say. After all, you wouldn’t go out and buy the latest power tools or cosmetics without reading the reviews, why should hiring a professional to represent you in a court of law be any different? You are often trusting that legal team with your life so it would stand to reason you’d want to know at least a little more about what they have to offer. The first step in hiring a lawyer is to read the reviews and here are a few tips on what you should be looking for. A Winning History What would happen if you were in a car wreck and the lawyer you chose to represent you only had a 50/50 win history? By reading a few reviews you will get a good handle on whether or not previous clients were satisfied with their settlement and by looking at the number of wins being reviewed as compared to the number of … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Best Oil for Popcorn

There are plenty of ways to make popcorn.  You can cook it in a pan on the stove, in a microwave or use a popcorn popper. What all these methods have in common is this: salt and some oil you need to use. Yes, salty, greasy popcorn isn’t healthy, but that’s what we want and need right now. What is the best oil for popcorn?  We’ll quickly go through the pros and cons of each, so you can make the best choice. You can choose between sunflower oil, olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, coconut oil or a combination of two or more of these. *Movie popcorn is made with coconut oil, which has lots of fat, but some of it is healthy – it does contain some vitamins and minerals. Vendors in movie theaters don’t put butter on the popcorn, because it weighs it down, making it soggy. Oil is better for popcorn than butter, because it keeps it from drying out. Sunflower oil Sunflower oil adds a slightly nutty flavor and keeps the popcorn fresh for a longer period  compared to other oils. You might … [Read more...]

The Best Netflix Originals To Binge Watch in 2017!

Netflix has been amazing us with each new original series they release, with whole seasons available at once instead of waiting for weeks and weeks to get to the end of a show. This helps encourage what the world has started to call Netflix Binge-Watching. You sit, snack, and marathon as many episodes at a time, in a row, as you can. The best candidates for these marathons are suspenseful shows full of drama, intrigue, and mystery to keep you entertained and captivated for literally hours. As YouTube and Hulu are hopping on the bandwagon of releasing original shows that require a membership, Netflix has mastered this a long time ago and has given us plenty of amazing series to snuggle in and binge-watch. Some old, some new, and some are just to help you get ready for season 2 which is coming soon! Chill your whiskey, grab a snack, and settle in for the best of Netflix Originals.       House of Cards. This has been a Netflix favorite since 2013 when it debuted, and season 5 is … [Read more...]